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Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHz / 8GB / 128GB vs Microsoft Surface Book i7 256GB: 40 facts in comparison

2. pixel density

52.43% higher pixel density.

3. Has a backlit keyboard

The keyboard is backlit, making it easier to type in the dark or dim lighting.
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHz / 8GB / 128GB
Microsoft Surface Book i7 256GB
56% have it

4. longer battery life

The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.

5. USB ports

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.

8. resolution

78.4% higher resolution.

9. has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHz / 8GB / 128GB
Microsoft Surface Book i7 256GB

10. Has a MagSafe power adapter

The MagSafe power adapter uses a power connector that is attached magnetically. When pulled or tugged, the connector will come out of the socket safely.
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHz / 8GB / 128GB
Microsoft Surface Book i7 256GB
2% have it

11. Has a flip and fold design

A flip and fold design allows you to fold the screen over the keyboard and transform the device into a tablet, without splitting the device into two pieces.
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHz / 8GB / 128GB
Microsoft Surface Book i7 256GB
11% have it

12. volume

23.17% less body volume.

13. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHz / 8GB / 128GB
Microsoft Surface Book i7 256GB
99% have it

14. every pixel has three subpixels

The device has a display with three full subpixels per pixel, resulting in a sharp and crisp picture. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHz / 8GB / 128GB
Microsoft Surface Book i7 256GB
5% have it

16. has a front camera

A front camera can be used for video chats / self portraits.
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHz / 8GB / 128GB
Microsoft Surface Book i7 256GB

18. Has Bluetooth

Bluetooth is a wireless technology that allows you to easily transfer data between different devices, such as smartphones, tablets and computers.
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHz / 8GB / 128GB
Microsoft Surface Book i7 256GB
5% have it

20. Has a detachable keyboard

You can detach the keyboard of your device and use the screen as a tablet. Detaching the keyboard makes the device lighter and gives you the possibility to switch easily between laptop-mode and tablet-mode.
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHz / 8GB / 128GB
Microsoft Surface Book i7 256GB
5% have it

21. USB 3.0 ports

More USB 3.0 ports allow you to connect more devices to your computer that support USB 3.0. USB 3.0 is an improved version of USB 2.0 which offers faster transfer rates.

22. number of microphones

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

23. has an external memory slot

The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHz / 8GB / 128GB
Microsoft Surface Book i7 256GB
97% have it

24. has LED-backlit display

Uses LED backlighting, resulting in better image quality, more vibrant colours and richer blacks.
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHz / 8GB / 128GB
Microsoft Surface Book i7 256GB
88% have it

25. has an IPS screen

IPS (In-Plane Switching) is a technology used for LCDs. It was designed to overcome the main limitations of normal TFTs TN-matrices: relatively slow response times, small viewing angles and low quality color reproduction.
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHz / 8GB / 128GB
Microsoft Surface Book i7 256GB
34% have it

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